David Johnson named NFL Rookie of the Month & other bullets

Aug 22, 2015; Glendale, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (31) carries the ball as San Diego Chargers inside linebacker Kavell Conner (53) defends during the first half at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

| photo credit: Roland Ferrie (UNI University Photographer) |

  • Former UNI All-American running back David Johnson was named the NFL’s offensive rookie of the month this morning. Johnson was the only player in the NFL to record over 400 rushing yards and 200 receiving yards over the past month. CLICK HERE to read Cardinals beat writer Kent Somers article from AZCentral.com on Johnson’s award.
  • UNI men’s basketball beat writer Jeremiah Davis of the Cedar Rapids Gazette recaps last night’s gut-wrenching loss to the Missouri State Bears. CLICK HERE to read.
  • The UNI women’s basketball team is set for a road trip to take on the (3-10, 0-2) Wichita State Shockers Friday night and the (9-5, 2-0) Missouri State Bears Sunday afternoon. CLICK HERE to view game notes for both of this weekend’s games.